Hope For Youth


10th of October 2018

Award Recipients

Our annual gala recognizes individuals who see a problem or need and become part of the solution. This year’s Heroes For Hope Gala recognizes individuals who are EVERY DAY HEROES. The Elizabeth Bass Golding Award…

19th of September 2018

Gala Prep


Gala prep is well underway at Hope For Youth. One of our community partners, The Transition Network, provided us with volunteers recently as we began creating table centerpieces and wrapping raffle baskets for the event. Super Hero capes were made for our kids as well, in keeping…

10th of September 2018

Rob and Ryan Legacy Project

Hope For Youth was very fortunate to be the beneficiary this August of the Rob & Ryan Legacy Project. Friends and family of Rob and Ryan, whom have passed, raised funds…

30th of August 2018

Back-To-School Part 2

Fresh new looks were provided for male youth by professional stylists and barber, who volunteered their time and skill. (more…)


As summer draws to a close, HFY is gearing up for the new school year. Our supporters generously donated backpacks and school supplies, ensuring our kids will be starting off the academic year with all the supplies needed.

14th of August 2018


We at Hope For Youth are very grateful for the donations we receive throughout the year. The donations occur from our long-term supporters as well as new supporters who have recently joined the HFY community. We strive to be the best possible stewards…

10th of August 2018

Girl Scout Fun


The HFY Prevention staff not only educates the community but also works alongside troop leaders, assisting at meetings of the HFY Girl Scout troop. These pics reflect troop members working toward their animal badge. (more…)

Go Mets!

Suffolk AME generously donated 20 tickets to the August 3rd game : Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.  Foster children and their families enjoyed an evening at Citi Field! (more…)

30th of July 2018

July and August: Annual Backpack and School Supplies Drive

Hope For Youth has many children in various Long Island School Districts ranging in grades from kindergarten through 12th. There’s so much to love about the approaching fall but our children may be nervous

26th of July 2018

Expansion of Hope For Youth’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program

 Hope for Youth’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program is expanding with the hiring of an additional Recruiter this summer. This program, a national one, focuses on older youth in foster care. Using an eight-point model, recruitment is focused on family…